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Four ‘sovereign citizens’ convicted

A Spanaway man is among four people who were convicted this month in federal court of a variety of crimes as part of the so-called “sovereign citizen” movement. Juries at…

AmeriCorps, Northwest Trek good match

AmeriCorps, Northwest Trek good match

They came from afar and conquered plenty. In just over a month, a team of nine AmeriCorps volunteers built a rock wall, replaced old fence railings with new ones, cleared…

Big successes coming early for tracksters

Big successes coming early for tracksters

It didn’t take long for Eatonville High School’s track and field team to put a stamp on the 2013 season. Lucas Hatton set a school record in the boys shot…

Public health programs facing cuts

Some Pierce County health services may be trimmed or shut down by federal budget cuts. Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department is facing a budget cut of more than $1.6 million because…

Daffodil float relies on donations

Fund-raising and brainstorming have begun for Eatonville’s community float in the 80th annual Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade. As in past years, community members are banding to make the parade…

Safety in school lockdowns depends on everyone working together

By Jason McGuire I’m the chief with the Eatonville Police Department. In this capacity I also work with the Eatonville School District. The subject of school lockdowns is very serious…

G-K baseball, fastpitch players pick their colleges

G-K baseball, fastpitch players pick their colleges

Four Graham-Kapowsin High School seniors recently signed letters of intent with colleges where they plan to continue their academic studies and athleric careers. Here’s whom and where they’ll be heading…

1,311 steps for charity

1,311 steps for charity

As the team from Fire District 23 arrived at the Columbia Center in Seattle March 10 for the annual Scott Firefighter Stairclimb, reality hit them. “It was an eye-opening experience,”…

Superintendent candidates (one from Norway) down to six soon

Twenty people have applied to be Eatonville School District’s next superintendent, but the field is expected to be much smaller by this weekend. The list of applicants – 16 of…

Nisqually gets a Cruiser ‘welcome’

Eatonville High School baseball coach Mike Moeller expects the Nisqually League “will be very competitive” in the 2013 season. And his team is helping make it that way. In their…